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Catania's Main Shopping Street

This street from Piazza del Duomo up to the foothills below Etna. It's said that on a clear day you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dan L
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Bunbury, Australia
Nice strip with great stores and vibrating ambiance.

Ahhh....Via Etnea in Catania. Nice shopping and walking street where no cars are allowed. Whether... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BijouOttawa
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Ottawa, Canada
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Via Etnea, Catania, Sicily, Italy
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"main shopping street"
in 7 reviews
"long street"
in 5 reviews
"piazza duomo"
in 9 reviews
"nice street"
in 3 reviews
"grand boulevard"
in 2 reviews
"straight road"
in 2 reviews
"dept store"
in 2 reviews
"shoe shops"
in 2 reviews
"bellini park"
in 2 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 3 reviews
"gelateria"
in 3 reviews
"both sides"
in 2 reviews
"the heart of the city"
in 2 reviews
"granita"
in 2 reviews
"fish market"
in 4 reviews
"mt etna"
in 2 reviews
"stroll"
in 7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This street from Piazza del Duomo up to the foothills below Etna. It's said that on a clear day you can see Mt. Etna rising majestically from the foothills. We had to be satisfied with glimpses when the showers cleared. We criss-crossed the street by...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ahhh....Via Etnea in Catania. Nice shopping and walking street where no cars are allowed. Whether you just want to go for a walk with your dog or shop or sit down and have a delicious espresso, Via Etnea has it all !

Thank BijouOttawa
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Via Etnea can be called as the main street in Catania. You can find many places to shop. It is generally crowded. In Christmas you can see Christmas market along the street.

Thank denizozsan
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Via Etnea is probably one of the main roads in Catania. It takes you from the historic to the not so historic. Yet let's not be fulled I say, as the south is historic. Even if the roads are not cobble stoned in Volcanic rock,...More

Thank M C
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Basically the main street of Catania buzzing with shops, cafes and bars. Great fun both day and evening.

Thank Tim G
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

This was Catania's main shopping street with cafes and restaurants. Many of the European chains were here plus two small department stores. Very busy, partly pedestrianised.

Thank lillibet12309
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

The big road starts from piazza duomo , at the north of it , to the mont Etna the volcano in Sicily . There are some old buildings alongside the road and it is worth walking .

Thank Grantyyy
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Very long street through the centre, the top is very quiet nothing to see. The bottom has lots going on, restaurants, bars, the main square. No doubt you'll pass it when walking around Catania but not worth going out of your way for

Thank Barbs25
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

I would recommend the Hotel Etnea very friendly staff , clean and absolutely feel at home .besides our stay there will be organised Etna tours which we enjoyed very much , and really learned some more history about Catania the Hotel is situated in a...More

Thank signorCarmelo
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

From views of a snowy Mount Etna at one end to the main square at the other this street is the heart of the city . There is Bellini gardens , extensive shopping,bars cafes and churches . At night it is pedestrianised and full of...More

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